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Chogolisa: The Japanese Chogolisa Expedition, 1958: [Japan]. Academic Alpine Club of Kyoto
signed[Japan]. Academic Alpine Club of Kyoto Chogolisa: The Japanese Chogolisa Expedition, 1958
1959 Asahi-Newspaper Tokyo 1st, 8vo, pp.88, 139, 7 color & 99 bw photos (1 fldg pan) + 21 bw portraits, 3 maps (2 fldg), green cloth; signed Kurt Diemberger, dj w/ original glassine wrapper, rubbed, vertical crease line on back, very good, cloth fine #25389 $425.00
Account of the first ascent of Chogolisa (25,110’) which placed two members on the summit in 1958. Previous attempts had been made by the Duke of the Abruzzi, in 1909, and Hermann Buhl and Kurt Diemberger, in 1957. Scarce. In Japanese, no English translation. Yak j89 (1st), j243 (2nd), jK167 (3rd[read more]

In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge: Allan, Sandy
signedAllan, Sandy In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge
2015 UK trade ed, 8vo, pp.xiii, 185, 65 color & 6 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26944 $47.95
In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya – the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is the longest route to the summit of an 8,000-m[read more]

In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge: Allan, Sandy
signedAllan, Sandy In Some Lost Place: The First Ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge
2015 UK Ltd Numbered/Signed Ed 100, 8vo, pp.xiii, 185, 65 color & 6 bw photos, map eps, green cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #26941 $145.00
Limited, Signed, & Numbered Edition of 100 In the summer of 2012, a team of six climbers set out to attempt the first ascent of one of the great unclimbed lines of the Himalaya – the giant Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat, the world’s ninth highest mountain. At ten kilometres in length, the Mazeno is[read more]

Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan: Allen, Everett S.
signedAllen, Everett S. Arctic Odyssey: The Life of Rear Admiral Donald B. MacMillan
1962 Dodd, Mead NY 1st, 8vo, pp.viii, 340, 36 bw photos, 2 maps, map eps, blue cloth; inscribed, dj w/ edge tears, rubbed, unclipped, vg-, cloth w/ address stamp of Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, tight, fine #16757 $25.00
Biography of MacMillan, noted Arctic expedition leader, explorer and naturalist, and his expeditions to Labrador, Greenland, Ellsmere, Baffin, and the Canadian Arctic Islands (1908-1957). This copy is inscribed by MacMillan to Dr. Harrison E. Kennard, former president of the Harvard Mountaineering C[read more]

Mount Hood: The Deep Blue Zone - Story of the 2006 Climbing Tragedy: Allen, Hubert A. Jr.
signedAllen, Hubert A. Jr. Mount Hood: The Deep Blue Zone - Story of the 2006 Climbing Tragedy
2007 Albuquerque 1st, 8vo, pp.112, 14 bw photos, 2 figs, 4 tables, 3 maps, appendices, blue cloth; signed, dj & cloth new #24653 $23.95
Allen answers many of the questions and misconceptions left by the media following the tragic deaths of three climbers on Oregon’s Mount Hood in December, 2006. He uses media accounts, interviews with searchers and rescuers, weather forensics, and a re-enactment of the climb to provide us with the [read more]

Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest: Allison, Stacy
signedAllison, Stacy Beyond the Limits: A Woman's Triumph on Everest
1993 Little, Brown Boston 1st, 8vo, pp.282, 25 bw photos, green cloth; signed, dj new, cloth w/ ‘New’ stamp on ffep, new #14326 $29.00
Allison became the first American woman to reach the summit of Everest in 1988. She was also leader of the 1993 American/Canadian K2 expedition. SB A000.[read more]

Peaks, Passes & Glaciers by Members of the Alpine Club - Third Series: Alpine Club. Field, A. E. & Sydney Spencer, eds.
signedAlpine Club. Field, A. E. & Sydney Spencer, eds. Peaks, Passes & Glaciers by Members of the Alpine Club - Third Series
1932 Methuen London 1st, 8vo, pp.xi, 307, 8 ads, photo frontis, 15 bw photos, orange cloth; signed Colin Kirkus, cloth tight, fine #13558 $79.00
The third, of three, in this series of very important works. This series contains selections from volumes 1-5 of the Alpine Journal. Kirkus (1910-42) was a British climber who made pioneering climbs in Wales, the Alps, and Himalaya. Neate A36.[read more]

signedAlvarez, A. Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber
1988 Atlantic NY 1st, 8vo, pp.152, 12 bw photos, blue/black cloth; signed Chris Bonington & Doug Scott, dj vg+, cloth w/ edge mark, fine #9385 $75.00
A portrait of British climber Mo Anthoine and his over 30 years of climbing around the world. Includes the 1977 Ogre drama with Bonington and Scott. SB A13.[read more]

Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber: Alvarez, A.
signedAlvarez, A. Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber
1988 Atlantic NY 1st, 8vo, pp.152, 12 bw photos, blue/black cloth; signed Doug Scott, dj fine, cloth w/ edge mark, fine #24707 $45.00
A portrait of British climber Mo Anthoine and his over 30 years of climbing around the world. Includes the 1977 Ogre drama with Bonington and Scott. SB A13.[read more]

1980 Postcard New Zealand Ama Dablam Expedition: Ama Dablam
signedAma Dablam 1980 Postcard New Zealand Ama Dablam Expedition
1980 ; signed 5 members – Graham Elder, Paddy Freaney, Bill King, Peter McInally, Bob Murie, fine #20913 $25.00
This expedition included Russell Brice and Rob Hall. They climbed the North Ridge route and placed five members on the summit.[read more]

1994 Postcard Russian Amadablam Expedition: Ama Dablam.
signedAma Dablam. 1994 Postcard Russian Amadablam Expedition
1994 ; signed 4 members – Vladmir Bashkirov (leader), Sergey Bogomolov, Dmitry Botov, & Sergey Golubtsov #19024 $12.00 $9.00
This alpine-style expedition forged a new route with no fixed camps, six bivouacs, no fixed rope, and no Sherpa support. All four members reached the summit. This is one of two different cards produced by this expedition. To see all of our Sale Items, clic[read more]

Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age: Ament, Pat
signedAment, Pat Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age
1992 Two Lights Boulder 1st, 8vo, pp.301, 219 bw photos, wraps; inscribed Royal Robbins ‘For Dianna – When you reach the top, keep on climbing! Royal Robbins’, fine #24982 $39.00
The biography of the “father of modern rock climbing”.[read more]

signedAmy, Bernard La Montagne des Autres: Alpinisme en Pays Kurde
1972 Arthaud Paris 1st, 8vo, pp.239, 26 bw photos, 4 maps, appendices, wraps; inscribed to Ad Carter, with Ad’s bookplate, fine. #23641 $39.00
Amy describes climbs made in the little-known Cilo Dag range (13,000’) in southeastern Turkey. He and his friends were greatly helped by the local Kurds. In French, no English translation.[read more]

signedAmy, Bernard, ed Technique de l’Alpinisme
1977 Arthaud Paris 1st, 4to, pp.404, 319 bw photos, 266 figs, map, appendices, pictorial cloth; signed on tipped-in publisher’s card, w/ Ad Carter’s bookplate, issued w/o dj, cloth w/ edge tears top/bottom spine, vg. #23642 $45.00
A most comprehensive book covering all aspects of mountaineering from ethics to objectives, legalities, and technique. Heavily illustrated to supplement one’s knowledge of the language! In French, no English translation.[read more]

Nine Lives: Expeditions to Everest: Anderson, Robert Mads
signedAnderson, Robert Mads Nine Lives: Expeditions to Everest
2020 UK 1st, 8vo, pp.203, 48 color photos, wraps w/ French flaps; signed sticker, new #27709 $29.95
Anderson is an elite mountaineer with a solitary goal: to conquer Everest. After nearly getting killed on his first expedition, Anderson then led a team up a new route without oxygen or Sherpa support, climbed solo on the remote North Face to finally guide a team to the top of the world. Incorpor[read more]

The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest: Anker, Conrad & David Roberts
signedAnker, Conrad & David Roberts The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest
1999 US 1st, 8vo, pp.191, 21 bw photos, brown/white cloth; signed Anker & Roberts, dj & cloth new #18549 $49.00 $39.00
Seventy-five years following George Mallory’s disappearance on Mt. Everest, heading for the top, Conrad Anker discovered Mallory’s body lying face down in the scree at 27,000 feet. Seventeen days later Anker free-climbed the notorious Second Step. Reflecting on the climb, Anker describes his discove[read more]

1995 Postcard Slovenian Annapurna/Swiss Dhaulagiri Expedition: Annapurna/Dhaulagiri
New signedAnnapurna/Dhaulagiri 1995 Postcard Slovenian Annapurna/Swiss Dhaulagiri Expedition
1995 oversize card; signed Carlos Carsolio, fine #18603 $29.00
Carsolio summitted his 10th and 11th 8000-meter peaks, only two+ weeks apart, as a member of these two expeditions. This is an important card as Carsolio is the fourth person to have climbed all 14 8000ers, thus joining with the ranks of Messner, Kukuczka, Loretan, Wielicki, Oiarzabal, and Martini, [read more]

No Horizon is so Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica: Arnesen, Liv & Ann Bancroft w/ Cheryl Dahle
signedArnesen, Liv & Ann Bancroft w/ Cheryl Dahle No Horizon is so Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica
2003 US 1st, 8vo, pp.253, photo frontis, 33 color & 2 bw photos, 2 maps, white/blue cloth; signed Arnesen & Bancroft on bookplate, dj new, cloth w/ edge mark, else new. #22982 $24.95
The story of the first women to cross the Antarctic continent on foot. During the Antarctic summer of 2000-01, Norwegian Arnesen and American Bancroft 94 days towing 250-pound sledges across 1717 miles of ice, all while enduring temperatures as low as -35ºF. See also, Ryan’s ‘Ann and Liv Cross Ant[read more]

The Rocky Mountains: Atwood, Wallace W.
signedAtwood, Wallace W. The Rocky Mountains
1945 Vanguard NY 1st, 8vo, pp.324, 32 bw photos, 8 drawings, 2 maps, pale green cloth; inscribed, cloth tight, map w/ orig folds & no tears, fine #25580 $29.00
The third volume in the American Mountain Series with chapters on mountain scenery, camping, geography, ice age geology, mining history, ghost towns, Native Americans, ranchers, farmers, National Parks, and more.[read more]

Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the Eight and Ninth August, 1827: Auldjo, John
signedAmerican Alpine Club LibraryAuldjo, John Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the Eight and Ninth August, 1827
1830 Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green London 2nd, 8vo, pp.x, (6), 148, frontis, 18 full-page plates (2 fldg), 2 color fldg charts, 3 fldg (1 color) maps, appendix, ½ leather/marbled boards, raised bands; boards miss 1/3 of spine, front board thru title page are off, signed Philip Thresher 1831, AAC/Field bookplate, frontis/title loose, internally good #24788 $575.00 $414.00
Auldjo, accompanied by six guides, is credited by Meckly with the 15th, and by Neate with the 19th, ascent of Mont Blanc. This book was the first to popularize Mont Blanc and is now scarce. This second edition contains two additional maps not included in the first edition. Meckly 008, Neate A75. [read more]

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